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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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How To Show All Contacts Gmail App

My school recently started using Gmail to provide email services. Each student has an account and a contact list called Directory appears under the Contacts part of Gmail on a computer browser. When I ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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My Apple E-mail is incorrect

I tried going to the AppStore and iTunes, etc. and it said that I have the incorrect Apple email (for the Apple ID) and I tried changing it to my actual email but it pops up as a different email. Is ...
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How can I restore my iCloud deleted e-mails?

I have a mail account like xx@me.com. Due to slow working and non-responding computer, I accidentally erased my inbox and trash on iCloud. Is there any option that I can recover them?
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Outlook 2011 crashing constantly (Mountain Lion)

I recently tried to send a video file that was too large via Outlook. Spinning wheel, then Outlook started crashing. Managed eventually to delete the email from my outbox, but Outlook now crashes ...
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Set up smart mailbox to hold all messages to AND from a particular person

I want a smart mailbox that will display all the emails sent to me by a particular person as well as all the emails I've sent them. I assumed that setting the rules to be Contains messages that ...
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Missing emails on my my laptop vs ipad

why am i receiving more emails (gmail) on my ipad than on my laptop. I seem to be getting more email posted to my Ipad than to my laptop. This morning I received 7 more emails on my Ipad than on my ...
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Do any iOS Email Clients allow the folders to expand/collapse like Outlook?

I have a 12+ gb exchange account, with hundreds of files & sub files. The iOS mail client doesn't allow the folders to collapse & expand, which makes searching for files a real PITA. Are ...
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Syncing Contacts from iPhone to Outlook

I'd like to sync my iPhone's contacts to Outlook. The account is linked, so my email is updating, but it won't sync the contacts. How do I do it?
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How to sync mac mail app with only unarchived/recent gmail messages

I recently purchased a Macbook Air and I wanted to use the default Mail app that came with it. When I add a gmail account to it, it tries to download all the mail I've ever received (~10 years worth ...
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How do I set Mail.app not to send the recipient names as they appear in my address book

When I send mails to addresses from my address book, the recipients in the address bar are shown like name <nick@domain.tld>. Can I somehow prevent that name part, so that only the actual mail ...
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Loading internal server images when mail is sent from external domain

Our company has an intranet intranet.example.com. When I send emails from outlook that contain images from intranet.example.com they load in Outlook, but not on my iPhone. On the iPhone I get a blue ...
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What is the s/mime encryption strength on iOS?

I've set up S/MIME on my iPhone, but unlike other mail clients, I'm not given the option to select the hash or encryption algorithms. I assume iOS makes this decision for me. Can anyone tell me what ...
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Migration Assistant didn't copy all my email folders from my old pc

I recently decided to switch from a pc to an iMac. I set up my account on the iMac first, and used it for a few days before I decided to migrate things over. Since I already had setup the new ...
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Unknown email at iOS upgrade

When I upgraded from iOS4 to iOS5 an unknown email address showed up as a possible email for me to set as one of my email accounts. Did anyone else have this problem? If so, where did it come from?
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I can't send email to groups now that I have added iCloud to Outlook; groups aren't found anymore

I had email groups set up in Microsoft Outlook. They were great. When I added iCloud, it moved all my contacts out of Outlook and put them in iCloud. But now when I want to send a group email, my ...
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How can I send a multi part mime email from my mac

How can I send a multi part mime email from my mac for the purposes of sending a html email together with a plain text version. The emails I send will be going out to a single recipient each time.
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Outlook 2011 reports incorrect font size

My copy of Outlook 2011 is behaving oddly with respect to font sizes. When I compose an email and set the text to be, for example, 12pt, the text I get when I type within the email composition window ...
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Duplicate archive subfolders with Mail.app

I have a strange problem with Mail and I cannot understand if it's a bug or not. When I archive a message, Mail creates duplicated subfolders. They are called "On my Mac" and they are located under ...
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Email contacts in iPhone contacts

When logging into hotmail on the mail app, do all contacts save into the contact list on the iPhone? Or only certain ones? If so how?
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How to ask for a mail folder in applescript?

I apologise in advance since this will be a long question. I hope that somebody with applescript knowledge can help me. I am transferring whole of my Windows machines to Apple and I am stuck with one ...
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Remove VIP mail box from sidebar in Mac Mail

I accidentally set one of my contacts to be a VIP in Mac Mail, it then added this folder in the image below into the sidebar, when i removed the VIP status of that contact the VIP folder still ...
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How can I get Mail.app notifications without keeping it running?

I like getting Growl notifications for incoming emails in Mail.app, but I'd prefer not to have to keep Mail.app running to see them. Is there a setting or third party tool for this?
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Linking Outlook.com mail account and Mac Mail via Active Sync

Ive setup a new outlook.com account and im trying to add it to Mac Mail, in the past when ive had Gmail account they've allowed me to use IMAP, but with Outlook.com you dont have that option - only ...
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Which mail daemon does OS X 10.8.4 run by default?

I'm debugging some mail related stuff on my Mac, and not quite sure how my system is even sending mail. I can run a simple command like date | mail -s test myemail@mydomain.com and receive an email ...
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How can I determine what is attempting to use sendmail/postfix on ML?

I'm getting console messages multiple times per day that look like this: 8/2/13 5:20:00.119 PM postfix/sendmail[31004]: fatal: chdir /Library/Server/Mail/Data/spool: No such file or directory When ...
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Use recently viewed smart mailbox when organized by conversation in Mail

I was recently reading about different strategies for streamlining the processing of emails in Mail, and multiple sources suggested a smart mailbox populated with recently viewed emails. Here's one ...
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Why is OS X able to send out email without first configuring SMTP?

When I try the command in terminal, an email is sent. I have checked there is no local SMTP is running, so what is the mechanism used by Apple behind the scene? echo "Hello" | mail -s "Test" ...
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Gmail App on iOS shows badge count for unread Chats

At times, the Gmail app for iOS can display a hard-to-remove badge. The badge corresponds to a gchat message that was received offline. The badge is considered difficult to remove due to a series of ...
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Problem migrating mailboxes to Mountain Lion

I have just set up a new mac and migrated the user accounts from the old system (Snow Leopard) to the new one (Mountain Lion) and everything went well except for some parts of the Mail setup. In the ...
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How do I disable the face2face plugin for Mail.app?

I have recently installed and tried to use face2face plugin for mail and I have tried to delete it, however the plugin still seems to be active and I don't know how to disable it. ...
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Mail: folders not syncing timely

I'm using Mail (version 6.5) as an email client for my work account. I'm using procmail to sort my emails into folders. Mails sync every minute. However, syncing is often delayed when mails are ...
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Shortcut iPhone/iPad app to send email to a specific address?

I send lots of emails to a small number of people. Rather than having to send emails to them through the native Mail app, I'd like to have an app that I can "click" on that automatically has a ...
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Behavior for dragging multiple mail items in OSX is different than dragging single.

I'm using OSX, and I have an email in the inbox, and a Finder folder nearby. If I drag the email into the window I get a nice file in the folder with the subject I'd expect and so on. dragging.... ...
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Exclude a mailbox from “All Inboxes” or compose a custom multiple inbox view

I have recently added my work mailbox to my iphone. I have several other mailboxes that I use for non work purposes. I like to look at the mail from my non work mailboxes as though they were a ...
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E Signature Icons on Iphone do not Link!

I've created an e-signature on my macbook, with images that link to the appropriate website. It works well on computers (PC and Mac), iPads... But, once it gets sent to an iPhone, the images do not ...
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subscribed to Apple Discussion Forums forever

a bit of a strange problem and not exactly on-topic but I have asked Apple for help and gotten none after going to the Genius Bar and asking for tech support more than once. the problem: I asked a ...
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Mail freezes when saving message as draft

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I noticed Mail often freezes up for a good 5-10 seconds at a time in the middle of typing. This happens constantly, and every time I notice it says "Saving ...
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Why does Mail.app translate the :-) smiley into a computer icon?

I noticed that if someone writes me a message and includes :-) in it, Mail.app translates it a computer, mailbox and telephone icon: If I copy paste these three icons to another program (TextEdit ...
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Stuck email open with notification of 500 unrecognized addresses

I received an email with 500 names, mostly political discussions, I decided I wanted to be off the list and when I made the request by replying the last person it cc'd all 500 names and it would not ...
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Mail.app : What do the padlock icons mean?

If I encrypt an email with S/MIME an icon showing a CLOSED padlock is displayed under "Security". However, if I encrypt using OpenPGP it's an OPEN padlock icon. Both are followed by the word ...
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Why do PNGs with embedded HTML links not open on iPhone and only allow to save as image?

My company email (sent from outlook pc) signature has social media icons at the bottom - images hyperlinked to facebook, twitter etc. The hyperlinks work perfectly when opened up on PC's and other ...
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Retrieve email error message on iphone 3gs

Verified and re-verified mail settings on iphone3gs but when I try to retrieve emails from my external email account an error message appears saying 'the server is not responding. check settings'. ...
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How do I get Mac Calendar app to use outlook instead of Mail app for its email alerts

I have been trying to get away from Google lately so I am trying to use the Mac Calendar app for my calendar. I want email notifications for my events but Calendar always launches the Mail app even ...
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How to change iCloud storage size for Emails?

I am using the 25 GB plan for iCloud. This morning I got the message in Mail.app that my iCloud storage is full. However, the iCloud system preferences tell me, I have still 11 GB left. In MobileMe I ...
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How to make Mail resync exchange?

For some reason my Sent folder in my exchange account is not showing mail from older than 3 weeks. I've tried clicking on "synchronize" and it doesn't work. I've tried deleting the account and ...
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A complete mail client for OS X [closed]

Is there an e-mail client that has all the features I desire: Must have: Exchange support PGP Gmail integration without application specific password configurable filters to disable "show message ...
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Outlook 2011 - favorites folder or similar solution

From what I understand, Outlook 2011 doesn't support a favorites folder. I have three shared inboxes, with lots of subfolders in each. I want something on the top left sidebar with each inbox in it, ...
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iCloud Mail and Ditching iPhone

Since iCloud was introduced I completely switched from Gmail to iCloud Mail and I am happy about this move and to the moment I use an iPhone 5 and a MBP. However, I don't use my Mac and I am willing ...